Flight Operations

The core of business aviation activities, Flight Operations helps clarify the processes and procedures required to fly your aircraft, crew, passengers, and baggage safely and seamlessly, from departure airport to destination.

Take Me to the Pilot

Your aircraft is always on call, ready to fly you and your executives any time, any place. You likely have a permanent crew of...

Flying Far Afield

As recently as 20 years ago, a flight crew landing in a remote part of the world may have had to navigate a complex...

For the Safety of Our Skies

Over the years, the ability to track and place aircraft in relation to one another while in flight has required Air Traffic Control (ATC)...

NextGen – Why?

NextGen is an FAA upgrade to the U.S. air traffic control system, from ground-based to satellite-based technology, which is being implemented in phases through...

Creating Your New Flight Department

Imagine this conversation between a first-time aircraft buyer and a consultant, which describes how to establish an in-house flight department: Buyer: My Board recommended we...

Sending Out An SMS

You've acquired a wonderful and functional aircraft for your business and personal travel. You've hired a professional flight crew and a maintenance team. You've...

New Rules Govern International Flying

One of the benefits of business aircraft is their ability to readily operate across international borders and operate in other States (countries) with relative...

The Fabled Pilot Shortage

Predicted for years but postponed until recently, the severe pilot shortage now is upon us. With the economy improving, the stock market up, and healthier...

The Corporate Flight Attendant: Safety and Service

In the winter of 2011, a business jet was deiced shortly before its 4:00 am departure from a London airport. Upon boarding, the flight attendant...